Animal Registrar and Administrator


Animal Registrar and Administrator

WWT Slimbridge

37.5 hour per week working 5 days from 7

£21,048 per annum

We are looking for a professional and knowledgeable animal registrar who will be responsible for maintaining accurate electronic records of our living collection and for supporting our living collection teams across 7 WWT sites.

Working alongside the living collections and animal health care team, the successful candidate will bring a clear understanding of the legislation relating to zoo licencing, animal moves and ZIMs with an ability to ensure compliance across a national organisation.

You will be expected to manage and prioritise your own varied workload to best support the business needs which may include travel to our centres. An interest in assisting with lab work and providing practical assistance to our veterinary team would be an advantage.     

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

-       25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service

-       Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)

-       Life assurance

-       Free parking and secure bike storage areas

-       Cycle to work scheme

-       Free entry to all our centres


For more information, and to apply for the role, please visit

Closing date:  12thDecember 2021

Interview date:  21stDecember 2021

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.


Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410 



Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant
Source: zoowork

Animal Registrar and Administrator